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>> he has been punished quite a lot by resigning from his seat. i hope the judge would exercise some mercy. >> a number of residents complained about a double standard that favors prominent politicians. >> he was given privileges because of who he is. >> people are held to a higher standard in city government. >> some found the sentence adequate. >> the voters know what he was guilty of. >> his lawyer told this by phone he will ask the judge to suspend a six day jail time and to cut the probation from three years to two years. sentencing is set for november 13. the u.s. attorney says he did not seek a harsher sentence because brown inc. and resigned
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from his council job and also had no prior criminal history. on the same day that he was sentenced to will also be sentenced in d.c. superior court for a misdemeanor in terms of handling of campaign funds. >> the man accused of throwing pipe bombs at the homes of two members of the stafford county sheriff's department have been caught in montana. lawrence to work made it to montana after throwing an explosives at three different homes in virginia on tuesday morning. he is said to have been caught while driving with stolen license plates. he reportedly tossed firebombs at the police who were chasing him. he was arrested and no one was hurt. a news conference is taking place tonight and we will update you on abc 7 news at 11 >> 5 days until the election.
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after a few days off the campaign trail because of sandy. president obama is back in campaign mode. mitt romney was in virginia. >> i was going to surprise you. we're here at the obama field offices on columbia. lots of volunteers making phone calls and look who is here calling motors. charlie got a surprise fong call from none other than former secretary of state madeleine albright. this is part of the get-out-the- vote effort that you are saying across virginia as obama and romney both candidates wanting to win here in battleground virginia. today, mitt romney spent his day focused on virginia with stops in three areas. our chant is this, five more
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days. little time left, the campaign trail has been tricky. both canceled events because of the storm. today, both men were back in campaign mode. >> the consequence of what this election means -- we can't lose, we need you for agenda, we have to take back america. >> making the point he is still commander-in-chief, he wore his air force one jacket today for stops in several states. >> we will win wisconsin again and we will win this election and we will renew the bonds and reaffirm what makes the u.s. the greatest nation honors. >> the polls show this is a dead heat nationwide and is a sign of how close it is that obama spent
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time in wisconsin, a state they had been counting on. he picked up one sandy-related endorsement. michael bloomberg cited his handling of the storm in backing president obama. the romney campaign has their share of high-profile celebrities in their field offices making phone calls. you may get a call from one of the romney sons in part of the battle to get out the vote. virginia is one of the most important must win states in this campaign. >> as we get closer to election day, the battle for the commonwealth of virginia continues. we will bring you our final special and hear from voters, veterans, and the candidates on what will be the deciding factors in virginia.
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quex>> the latino vote is one element of the battle. >> a massachusetts man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for plotting an attack on the u.s. capitol. he was sentenced this morning in pleaded guilty in july to planning to use remote controlled model planes packed with explosives to blow up his targets. he was arrested in an undercover operation in which federal agents pretended to be al qaeda members. >> new charges in the penn state child sex abuse case. the then-president was charged with several counts including perjury, conspiracy, and endangering the welfare of children.the same charges have been filed
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against the former athletic director and former vice president. jerry sandusky was moved to a maximum security prison. he is under protection because of his notoriety. he was convicted of 456 charges in june and was sentenced to 30 to 60 years. n our area are still without power in the wake of hurricane sandy. this is especially hard for one family. >> we will show you what is happening in new york and new jersey and tell you what amtrak is doing to get back on the tracks. >> d.c. businesses could face fines for wasting air- conditioning. >> cloudy and chilly, a few sprinkles. longing for some sunshine? i will man: to some people, social
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security is jujust a number. but to me, it's money that i earned. i count on and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. [ minto ] you
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know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me but i'm more concerned about
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the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time but we just can't afford four more years.ney and i approve this message.
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>> the impact of sandy is still being felt in our area. >> there is a handful of outages but it is frustrating for one family. this is like deja vu. >> a repeat of what these folks saw a couple of months ago when the strong storms came through. the men in power has been here all day hoping to restore tonight. they're telling us that 300 customers were left without power. >> this is the master bedroom. >> he took us inside his alexandria home to show us what was left of his bedroom. had he stayed, he probably would have been crushed by the tree that crashed into his bedroom. >> we're devastated. i had no clue it would be the severe. >> we talk to him today as he secures his home. this is costing him thousands of dollars. >> is doing what he is supposed
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to when it comes to the insurance process. >> you have to keep their receipts because it will be reimbursed. >> in addition to keeping receipts, take pictures of the damage to help the process move faster. did not make permanent repairs until you file a claim or talk to your agent. until you get the ok, you do not know what can be rereimbursed. in most states, the deductibles are based on the percentage of insured value of the home, between 1% and 5%. >> there are great to be a lot of surprise homeowners and they find out their deductible is $5,000 or $8,000 instead of 500 or $1,000. i hope it covers everything. >> it could take up to three days before an agent can estimate the damage.
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he wants to get back home. >> as far as i am concerned i would be happy to spend the rest of my life here. >> thanks. a long road to recovery means long lines to people in new york. people are lined up to get gasoline or to catch a bus to work. the death toll is now 88. 4.8 million people are without power. nine of 23 subway lines are still without -- still not running after sea water flooded several tunnels and stations but amtrak said it cleared water from one of the hudson river tunnels and is running a test train from new york city to new york without passengers. the d.c. council is thinking ahead to next summer. why some businesses could be fined to run the air-conditioner and leaving the door open. >> the forecast for friday and the weekend.
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>> that explosion as the nfl's grambling. they say they are about to hand out a punishment. comparisons are inevitable. both heisman winners. i have it for you anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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>> there is a proposal before the city council that would find some businesses for leaving their doors open while running the air-conditioning. the goal is to encourage conservation. office buildings and retail stores could be fined $100 for the first offense and up to $800 for repeat offenses. restaurants, hotels, and small businesses would be exempt. >> you do have to open the door to walk in. a basic requirement. >> that is exempt. >> it will be awhile before we need to worry about air- conditioning around here. it is chilly out there. the cool air will hang around for awhile. some folks might see a snow flurries. we saw sunshine early but that
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disappeared. a cloudy day through thate day. this is 53, 10 degrees below average. chilly temperatures continue. this is moving west to southeast. a disturbance will come through. a possibility of showers or patchy light rain, maybe some flurries. 50's elsewhere, 52 in washington. it will be in the 30's and low 40's in the immediate metro area. cold temperatures and a disturbance coming down with northwesterly winds overhead. sprinkles are a question. in canada at is where the circulation resides right now.
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this disturbance will pinwheel through but the should move out and things should settle down as an area of pressure builds. some sunshine here. a fair amount of sunshine through the day on saturday. it will be breezy on saturday. temperatures will stay somewhat cooler than average. a brighter situation here. the filly some improvement korea. mid-40's late tonight. and mid-40's by midday and through the next seven days, a continuation of the cool temperatures below 50. it will be breezy tomorrow and saturday. another reminder to turn the clocks back before you go to bed. change the batteries in your smoke detectors and it will be cold but partly cloudy and dry. there could be a storm system
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that brings rain to the area wednesday thursday. >> and now that toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> he will be on the field but that is controversial. the nfl will not bind or suspend deangelo hall. godell says sportsmanship is paramount. if the nfl decides to suspend the players a usually takes place early in the week. there's no word on the amount of the fine that he will be able to play. -- but he will be able to play. the panthers gave the scans a good old-fashioned whupping. on the ground, newton had ten
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carries. the defense is ranked dead loast ast in defense. >> we just got to get a win. >> they are coming in with a chip on their shoulder trying to win the game. you have to out-execute them like any other game. >> the play of the game comes from fairfax, virginia. and keep an eye on the quarterback. he goes out of the picture. was he sacked? six guys miss hima and around the corner he goes. a 55-yard touchdown and that is
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the play of the day. >> i woke up in the morning and some guys said you are on this -- es pmspn. >> i didn't know he could run like that. i do not know if there was fear or athleticism. >> fans will remember the former terrapin star who plays for new orleans. an alley oop from half court. they are hooking up again. ten points and a great pass.' some razzle dazzle. and i have talked about sean petty. starting for the terrapins against georgia tech.
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he will not wear his number this week. he will play quarterback no. 31 and his backup man will wear no. 87. >> thank you.
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[ mitt romney ] there are two very different paths the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make sure that we get people off of food stamps not b by cutting the program but by getting them good jobs. i'll work with you. i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to make sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of the earth. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage not knowing what it was for. just days later all three
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shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the p pla is now closed and all of you a fired... i looked both ways i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made ovever 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and dastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage it was like building my own coffin and it just made me sick. [ le announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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>> we are live on the red
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part with winners of the country music awards. that is live on the red carpet with reactions from some of country's biggest stars tonight at 11. >> what is the weather going to be like? >> it will be chilly. there could be a sprinkle or maybe a flurry. highs at 48 to 54 degrees. next chance for precipitation will not be election day. wednesday and thursday, there could be another system on the coast with more rain. more about that possibility at 11:00 p.m. >> abc world news is next. >> anr: which do you believe? what
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mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v.e? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're goingg to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned panthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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